Education

St. Michael-Albertville High School recently hosted the annual Academic and Leadership Awards. The 2014 Students of the Year include: ninth grade, Lizzy Heil; 10th grade, Mitch McKee; 11th grade, Maddie Jesser; and 12th grade, Brian Sukalski. National Level Award recipients include Momilani O’Sullivan, Health Occupations Students of America Leadership Conference 1st place in Medical Reading […]

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by Samara Postuma Contributing Writer   The St. Michael-Albertville School Board tabled discussion of activity fees following a staff recommendation not to raise them. The board also heard a request to add a spring play at the high school, heard a report about technology education and engineering, and had a first reading about scholastic eligibility. […]

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STMA grad addresses need for state’s first children’s hospice There is nothing more heart-wrenching than the reality that some children have terminal illnesses and won’t live for long. St. Michael native and 1998 STMA grad Katie Lindenfelser is all too familiar with that reality. As a music therapist, massage therapist and reflexologist, she began working […]

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Proposes fee percentage increase The St. Michael-Albertville School Board accepted the Activity Program and Funding Committee’s report on how to sustain activities for the next five years, including fee increases.   ACTIVITIES A committee of coaches, parents and community members has met four times and is now recommending to the board how to sustain activities […]

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by Samara Postuma Contributing Writer   The St. Michael-Albertville School Board discussed concern about potentially higher class sizes for some elementary school students. The board also heard concerns about homework related to internet access, and discussed the hockey arena improvement project.   CLASS SIZES During open forum, elementary school parent Hollee Saville asked the school […]

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Dist. 30 Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer and St. Michael-Albertville Supt. James Behle presented a bill Wednesday, March 19, in Education Finance committee (SF 2567) that would help offset funding inequity for Dist. 885. “I have long been dismayed by the education funding inequity for the school districts in Senate Dist. 30. The bill we heard today […]

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Dist. 30 Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer and St. Michael-Albertville Supt. James Behle presented a bill in Education Finance committee (SF 2567) that would help offset funding inequity for Dist. 885. “I have long been dismayed by the education funding inequity for the school districts in Senate District 30. The bill we heard today in committee will […]

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